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Release Date: March 1,2023

METRO RTA’s Board of Trustees Swear in Christine Marshall as Newest Summit County Appointee

February 28, 2023 - Akron, Ohio — Christine Marshall was sworn in by METRO CEO Dawn Distler on January 30, 2023. Marshall was appointed to serve on behalf of Summit County by the office of County Executive Ilene Shapiro.

While serving on METRO’s Board of Trustees, Marshall also serves on the United Way of Summit/Medina Counties Community Impact Task Force, the ConxusNEO Board, and as the Treasurer for the Ohio Workforce Association. Marshall is currently employed as Executive Director for the Summit & Medina Workforce Area Council of Governments.

“Christine has been serving Summit County for 23-years in various leadership roles and ultimately, she is a great choice for METRO’s Board,” said METRO CEO Dawn Distler. “We firmly believe that Christine’s professional expertise in workforce development is a perspective METRO needs as we continue to look for ways to expand and connect communities with employers.”

METRO’s Board of Trustees meet monthly at the Robert K. Pfaff Transit Center, 631 S. Broadway St., Akron. Board meeting dates and minutes can be found at

METRO RTA is the public transportation provider in Summit County. METRO enhances the quality of life for our community by providing innovative transportation solutions that are safe, dependable, cost-effective and customer focused, now and into the future.